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Definition of "flung" []

  • Past tense and past participle of fling. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flung" in a sentence
  • "Wives he should have by fifties and hundreds if he wanted them, she thought in her great-heartedness, reflecting on the one whose threatened pretensions to be his mate were slain by the title flung at her, and merited."
  • "Wives he should have by fifties and hundreds if he wanted them, she thought in her great - heartedness, reflecting on the one whose threatened pretensions to be his mate were slain by the title flung at her, and merited."
  • "Unable to remain flung up on the beach, pounded ever back toward the beach by the perpetual shoreward rush of the kanaka surf, the up-piled water escaped to the sea by way of the channel and in the form of under-tow along the bottom under the breakers."